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Mick brings space to Hudson students - SPARK grant finalist
Wisconsin man pleads guilty to supporting Islamic State
Wisconsin roundup: Despite large job losses, state unemployment rate lowest since '01; Ivanka Trump talks about education, business laws; and 10 more state news stories
Hudson police hosting prescription drop-off Oct. 22
Wisconsin roundup: Obamacare about to begin its fourth signup season; Wausau teen gets 13 years for killing another teen; and 10 more state news stories
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
Update: Raiders keep Jug, earn home playoff game
Hudson soccer sews up 2nd straight BRC title
Drinking beer to benefit habitat? See how this southwest Minnesota brewing company is benefiting wildlife one beer at a time
Raider football wraps up playoff spot
Caregivers share stories at HCF community forum
Taking root in Hudson
Seventh-annual GO Pink For Life kicks off
A gift of honor: Hudson resident donates land for hospice house in memory of late wife
HIBA helps out local nonprofits
arts and entertainment
EAGLE STORAGE: 10/28/16 Lien Sale Notice
AD FOR BIDS: Hudson Middle School Addition and Renovations
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 7/11/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
HUDSON SCHOOL DISTRICT: 8/8/16 Regular Board Meeting Minutes
PUBLIC NOTICE: Perch Lake Management Plan Review
Cecelia Ann Sneft
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Citizen’s Police Academy: Tasers, strikes and defense
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Chaotic campaigns seen on all levels, sides
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August 4, 2012
Saturday afternoon fire damages duplex in Hudson
A fire damaged a duplex at 327 Division St. in Hudson Saturday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the scene shortly after 4 p.m. The occupants...
August 4, 2012 - 5:16pm
August 2, 2012
WisDOT takes steps to prevent crashes on I-94 in St. Croix County
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced Thursday morning, Aug. 2, that it is taking steps to prevent additional traffic crashes in and near the road construction work on Interstate 94 in St. Croix County. Over the next couple of days, construction crews will create four...
August 2, 2012 - 11:04am
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
crime and courts/News
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
July 11, 2012
River Falls school officials identify three dead sisters
School officials in River Falls have identified three sisters who were apparently murdered in their mother's home yesterday. Amara Schaffhausen was going to enter sixth grade this fall at Greenwood Elementary. His sister Sophie was planning to start the third grade. Cecilia Schaffhausen...
crime and courts/News
July 11, 2012 - 11:04am
July 9, 2012
UPDATE: Pierce DA won't charge stabbing suspect for now; he will be released
Pierce County District Attorney John O'Boyle has decided not to criminally charge Codi Walztoni for the stabbing death Friday, July 6, of 22-year-old...
July 9, 2012 - 11:20am
July 9, 2012: Overturned semi-truck slows Monday morning traffic on I-94
The crash of a semi-tractor and trailer in Hudson Monday morning snarled traffic on Interstate 94 for more than an hour. At 8:40 a.m., an eastbound...
July 9, 2012 - 8:49am
July 3, 2012
UPDATE: Cave-in temporarily discolored city well water
A sand cave-in in the recharge area for a city well led the Hudson Water Utility to impose Level 1 restrictions on lawn watering Monday afternoon. The...
July 3, 2012 - 12:53pm
June 27, 2012
New T-Mobile store burglarized
The new Hudson T-Mobile store, 1920 Crestiew Dr. (Southside Center), was burglarized early Tuesday morning. Mobile telephones, electronic tablets and other equipment were missing. Hudson Police Department Patrol Officer James Wildman was waiting at the door when employees arrived....
June 27, 2012 - 6:17pm
June 12, 2012
Hudson's Drewiske hoists Stanley Cup
Hudson High School graduate Davis Drewiske, who won a state high school hockey championship with the Raiders in 2001, played on the University of Wisconsin's 2006 national championship team, realized the dream of hockey players everywhere Monday night when he hoisted the Stanley Cup...
June 12, 2012 - 8:38am
May 9, 2012
School board gets a look at 3 site plans for St. Croix Meadows
The Hudson Board of Education on Tuesday night, May 8, approved three conceptual site plans for a secondary school on the St. Croix Meadows property. The plans are for a grade 8/9 building, a three-year high school and a four-year facility. Each of the plans included a 10-acre parcel...
May 9, 2012 - 12:41pm
April 26, 2012
Gov. Walker touts pre-schools in Hudson stop -- Video attached
Gov. Scott Walker stopped in Hudson Thursday morning and read to a group of pre-kindgarten students at KinderCare, 2600 Center Dr. His purpose...
April 26, 2012 - 11:33am
April 14, 2012
Update: Jury acquits UWRF prof Barnett in sex assault case
In a verdict reached Saturday morning, a St. Croix County jury acquitted UW-River Falls professor Thomas William Barnett of sexually assaulting...
crime and courts/News
April 14, 2012 - 11:27am
April 5, 2012
Thief pilfers cell phones, iPods and money from student backpacks
Someone rummaged through backpacks in the girls' locker room at Hudson High School while the track team was training Wednesday afternoon and stole cell phones, iPods and money. A student and member of the track team, Hannah Bennett, reported the thefts on the Star-Observer's Facebook...
crime and courts/News
April 5, 2012 - 11:04am
March 26, 2012
Sunday fire does $200,000 in damage
A fire at a maintenance shop just north of North Hudson Sunday afternoon did extensive damage to the building and equipment inside the building....
March 26, 2012 - 9:21am
March 14, 2012
UPDATE: President Obama signs bill allowing new Stillwater bridge
U.S. Rep. Ron Kind's office reported Wednesday afternoon that President Barack Obama has signed a bill that will allow a new bridge to be built over the St. Croix River south of Stillwater, Minn., and Houlton, Wis. The White House announced the signing at 3:45 p.m., Kind staffer...
March 14, 2012 - 4:21pm